On September 21 at 4:55 p.m. Nipissing West OPP were advised of a theft from a hardware store on Highway 17 in Sturgeon Falls.
The suspect fled the scene in a vehicle, which was shorty found and stopped by police.
As a result of the investigation, Ken Palmer, 49, from North Bay, was arrested and is charged with:
- Theft under $5,000
- Possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000
- Resist peace officer
Palmer was released on an appearance notice and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice on October 28 in West Nipissing.